Online video game, Fortnite yesterday released a teaser image officially announcing its partnership with hit anime and manga series, Naruto. This came with a lot of excitement from gamers because this collaboration has long been anticipated.
According to HYPEX, Naruto arrives in Fortnite on November 16 along with a Hidden Leaf Village Creative Hub.
November is about to be an eventful month for the gaming community and here are 5 exciting games released this month to grab your hands on.
Call of Duty: Vanguard
Call of Duty – Vanguard is the 18th instalment of the Call of Duty Series, set in the 19th century and a sequel to Call of Duty: WW2. The storyline features the birth of the special forces that combat an emerging threat posed by the Germans. This edition was developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision.
The gameplay features similar game mechanics introduced in previous editions like Modern Warfare and Cold War. It also offers new gameplay features that grant players the ability to use more advanced tactical approaches in combat such as blind firing from behind cover, breaking through destructible environmental elements and more.
Vanguard’s multiplayer mode also has new updates. It now comprises 20 total maps and Combat Pacing – a feature that allows the player to have more control over the intensity and density of core multiplayer game modes.
It also has a calibre system – which brings immersive elements of the destructible and reactive environment to its maps and much more. This edition also has Cooperative Zombie mode which allows for round-based survival gameplay and objective-based gameplay.
Similar to previous main instalments of the COD franchise since 2019, multiplayer mode is also fully cross-platform. the play is compatible with support for cross-generation gaming including eighth-generation (Wii U, PS4, Xbox One & Nintendo Switch) and ninth-generation (Xbox Series X & PS5) home video consoles.
For any lover of first-person adventure and war shooter games, Call of Duty: Vanguard is the right game for you. Released on November 5, the standard version is currently on the market for $59.99. It is available on Microsoft Windows, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X and S series. It has garnered many positive reviews with a 4/5 star from Gamesradar.
Football Manager 2022
Football Manager 2022 (FM22) is a football-management simulation video game developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega. For tactical football lovers, FM is your game. The game allows users to take on the role of a football manager whose tasks will be to buy players, sell players, manage coaching staff and grow the team by winning titles and trophies.
FM22 was released worldwide for Windows and macOS on 8th November 2021 for $54.99 with the Xbox version released on Xbox Game Pass. The mobile version for iOS and Android was also released on the same day.
Forza Horizon 5
Forza Horizon 5 is a racing video game developed by Playground Games and published by Xbox Game Studios. This means that the game is exclusive to Microsoft and Xbox gamers. It is the fifth edition of the title and the twelfth main instalment in the Forza series.
The game’s setting is a unique representation of the country of Mexico in an open world with diverse and varied landscapes, racers have to battle in near real-life environments. This edition has the largest map in the entire Forza Horizon series, 50% larger than its predecessor.
Players can explore and drive through the open world, compete in multiplayer races and complete the campaign mode.
This edition is also equipped with many features to make multiplayer mode better. It offers Horizon Arcade – which consists of a series of mini-multiplayer games strewn across the map, EventLab – a tool that allows players to create custom games, races, and more depending on their preferences and Forza Link – an AI assistant that tracks the current statuses of players, helping them to link with other players online and play together.
Released on 9 November 2021, Forza Horizon 5 is one of the best racing games on the market available on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One and Xbox X and S series. The standard version currently going for $59.99, gamers can also get the deluxe and premium version for $79.99 and $99.99.
GTA: The Trilogy: The Definitive Edition
GTA: The Trilogy: The Definitive Edition is an action-adventure compilation of three past editions of the GTA series; Grand Theft Auto III (2001), Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002), and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004). It was developed by Grove Street Games and published by Rockstar Games. All three games are modified with graphical enhancements and gameplay upgrades to meet 2021 gaming standards.
The game production team was focused on maintaining the original look and feel of the games while improving the visuals through colouring and lighting effects. The games take place in separate settings: Liberty City, Vice City and San Andreas.
The game is a single-player game where players use different characters to complete various missions involving killing, racing and more while living in the city avoiding gang fights and police raids. GTA franchise is one the best open-world games where players can take on personal missions, learn to shoot and visit a strip club!
The Definitive Edition was launched digitally on 11 November 2021 for $59.99, on Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S. It is scheduled for release on mobile (Android & iOS devices) in the first half of 2022.
Fortnite Season 8: Naruto
Fortnite, an online free-to-play battle royale game with numerous game modes for every type of game player will now allow Naruto-based characters from the famed Team 7 which comprises Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura and Kakashi to appear and battle in a unique Hidden Leaf Village Creative Hub.
Developed by Epic Games, Fortnite was nominated for the favourite video game at the 2021 Nickelodeons Kids Choice Awards held in Santa Monica, California. Despite losing to Among Us, Fortnite still remains one of the most sought after games and that’s poised to improve with the inclusion of Naruto fanbase.
Gamers will have access to the new creative Naruto coin, character skins, weapons, and will battle mythic villains in a unique Naruto map. Costumes and accessories can be purchased in vaults scattered across the map. The Naruto update will be released on November 16th and accessible on all gaming platforms – PS4, Xbox, PS5 and Xbox One.
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